Metizol Brand names, Metizol Analogs
Metizol Brand Names Mixture
Metizol fda sheet
Metizol msds (material safety sheet)
Metizol Synthesis Reference
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Metizol Molecular Weight
Metizol Melting Point
Metizol H2O Solubility
Metizol Dosage Forms
Tablet (5 or 10 mg)
For the treatment of hyperthyroidism, goiter, Graves disease and psoriasis.
Used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism or an overactive thyroid gland, methimazole inhibits the synthesis of thyroid hormones and thus is effective in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. It may also be used to ameliorate hyperthyroidism in preparation for subtotal thyroidectomy or radioactive iodine therapy.
Rapid with an oral bioavailability of 93%.
Metizol side effects and Toxicity
Oral LD50 in rats is 2250 mg/kg. Symptoms of overdose include nausea, vomiting, epigastric distress, headache, fever, joint pain, pruritus, and edema. Aplastic anemia (pancy-topenia) or agranulocytosis may be manifested in hours to days. Less frequent events are hepatitis, nephrotic syndrome, exfoliative dermatitis, neuropathies, and CNS stimulation or depression.
Metizol Patient Information
Patients should be instructed to report to their physicians any symptoms of agranulocytosis, such as fever or sore throat.
Metizol Organisms Affected
Humans and other mammals